Matthew F. Amati was born in Chicago but left soon after. He has published about 50 short stories in various magazines and anthologies, including Flash Fiction Online, Daily Science Fiction, Across The Universe: Tales of Alternative Beatles, and others. His diffidently-updated website may be found at www.mattamati.com.
Aimee Picchi is a journalist by day and science-fiction and fantasy writer by night. Her short fiction has been published in Podcastle, Fireside Magazine, Flash Fiction Online, and Daily Science Fiction, among other fine publications. In 2021, her short story “Advanced Word Problems in Portal Math” was a finalist for the Nebula award. She’s a graduate of Viable Paradise and a former classical musician. She lives in Burlington, Vermont with her family. You can find her online at aimeepicchi.com or on Twitter at @aimeepicchi.
Wendy Nikel is a speculative fiction author with a degree in elementary education, a fondness for road trips, and a terrible habit of forgetting where she’s left her cup of tea. Her short fiction has been published in Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, Daily Science Fiction, Nature: Futures, and elsewhere. Her time travel novella series, beginning with The Continuum, is available from World Weaver Press. For more info, visit wendynikel.com
Sarah Pauling is a recent transplant to Seattle, WA, where she manages a university intercultural exchange program. She was shortlisted for the James White Award for new writers and is a graduate of the Viable Paradise workshop. Her work is published in places like Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld, and Escape Pod. If approached without sudden movement, she can be found at @_paulings on Twitter, where she natters on about writing, tabletop gaming, comics, and books.
Linda Niehoff has walked past a Sunday house or two in the small Kansas town where she lives but has never been inside. Her short fiction has appeared in TriQuarterly, SmokeLong Quarterly, F(r)fiction, and elsewhere. She loves the woods, old polaroid cameras, and ghost stories.
Kristi DeMeester is the author of the forthcoming novel Such a Pretty Smile, published by St. Martin’s Press, Beneath, a novel published by Word Horde Publications, and Everything That’s Underneath, a short fiction collection from Apex Books. Her short fiction has appeared in publications such as Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror Volume 9, 11, and 12, Stephen Jones’ Best New Horror, Year’s Best Weird Fiction Volumes 1, 3, and 5 in addition to publications such as Pseudopod, Black Static, The Dark, and several others. In her spare time, she alternates between telling people how to pronounce her last name and how to spell her first. Find her online at www.kristidemeester.com.